Think Again: The Internet

They told us it would usher in a new era of freedom, political activism, and perpetual peace. They were wrong. Full Story »

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Don Bingham
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by Don Bingham - Apr. 28, 2010

Morozov has done a good job telling us the obvious, that the internet in particular, and technology in general, can be used for benevolent or malevolent purposes. True, a few would-be prophets predicted, or fantasized, peoples of the world would fall on their keyboards and magically the international community would be filled with love and harmony. Not many of us were privy to those claims, and even fewer have been waiting breathlessly for such a miracle. Morosov could have used the space more productively by arguing that the FCC should move quickly to block telecom companies from taking control of the Internet.

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